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The SCOOTER Store Donates Power Wheelchair to Paraplegic, a Victim of Accidental Shooting
Date:10/24/2007

'Gift of Mobility' allows local man to reach his goal of attending college

SHALERSVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Nobody knows better than Nathan Gay that life can change in a moment. His own changed dramatically when a friend accidentally shot him in the neck, paralyzing the 24-year-old from the waist down. Now, with help from The SCOOTER Store, his life is changing again -- for the better, this time -- with its gift of a power wheelchair. He will have the mobility and independence needed to attend college.

Last night, in a surprise ceremony at the Crossroads Presbyterian Church in Shalersville, Mr. Gay received a power wheelchair from Matthew Phillips, the Manager of The SCOOTER Store in Pittsburgh, PA. The SCOOTER Store worked with Andrew Fortuna of the Crestwood Action Coalition Team (CACT), based in nearby Mantua, Ohio to provide the wheelchair.

CACT is a small non-profit organization whose members are dedicated to "serve the community first." Once CACT learned about Mr. Gay, they decided to help.

Mr. Gay lives with his widowed mother. Finances are very tight, and he lacks insurance coverage for a power wheelchair. Since graduating from high school, he has been determined to enroll in college. But without a power wheelchair to navigate around a campus, his goal of college seemed out of reach. That changed when CACT contacted The SCOOTER Store about ten days ago.

Mr. Fortuna called The SCOOTER Store after researching power wheelchairs. As he tells it, "nine out of nine" people he consulted had urged him to "call The SCOOTER Store." When he did and explained CACT's goal of raising funds to buy a power wheelchair for Mr. Gay, Mr. Fortuna says he was "blown away" to learn The SCOOTER Store would provide one through its "Gift of Mobility" program. The generous donation allowed CACT to instead raise funds to offset Nathan's college expenses at Kent State University, where he plans to start classes in January.
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